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Pacific in the Press | July 5, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

Quote of the week: As much as I knew theoretically and objectively, there was still much to learn from the subjective experience. --Michael Susca, The Asha Leader, June 2017

Here are examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:

"'Huge milestone' for Delta tunnels - feds say they won't push fish over the brink," The Sacramento Bee, June 26, 2017: McGeorge's Jennifer Harder provided context and insight on potential litigation that could follow the decisions by two federal agencies that the Delta tunnels project can co-exist with endangered fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. "I think there is the potential to go either way, depending on a number of variables. There are circumstances under which the project may go forward, and those may exist here," Harder told the Bee. The story also appeared in The Modesto Bee.

"Young basketball players learn team skills at Stockton," KCRA 3 (NBC, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto), June 26, 2017: The summer basketball camp led by Pacific men's basketball coach and former NBA player Damon Stoudamire was featured in this story.

"Despite rumors in DC, Justice Kennedy not retiring," KLEWtv.com (Lewiston, Idaho), June 26, 2017: McGeorge was mentioned in multiple newspaper and broadcast stories across the country when it became apparent that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy would not retire at the end of the court's term, as rumored. Kennedy, who is from Sacramento, has taught at the law school for decades and is a regular visitor to the Sacramento Campus.
ABC 7 (KVII, Amarillo, Texas): http://abc7amarillo.com/news/nation-world/despite-rumors-in-dc-justice-kennedy-not-retiring-yet
ABC 7 (WJLA, Washington, D.C.): http://wjla.com/news/nation-world/despite-rumors-in-dc-justice-kennedy-not-retiring-yet
ABC 8 (KTUL, Tulsa, Oklahoma): http://ktul.com/news/nation-world/despite-rumors-in-dc-justice-kennedy-not-retiring-yet
KBAK and KBFX (Bakersfield): http://bakersfieldnow.com/news/nation-world/despite-rumors-in-dc-justice-kennedy-not-retiring-yet
CBS 13 (WGME, Portland, Maine): http://wgme.com/news/nation-world/despite-rumors-in-dc-justice-kennedy-not-retiring-yet
"Justice Anthony Kennedy must not retire. Here are three reasons why," The Sacramento Bee, June 26, 2017: McGeorge was again mentioned in connection with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, this time in an editorial.

"DIQ Hygiene Department" video, Dentistry iQ, June 28, 2017: Dugoni's Paul Glassman discusses his part in a report by WK Kellogg Foundation and DentaQuest on the quality of dental care in the United States. He highlighted the Virtual Dental Home program for providing dental services to people who might not be able to get to a dentist.

"Sandia creates better 'fingerprints' to detect elusive, valuable chemical compounds," Scienmag.com, June 26, 2017: Krisztina Voronova and Bálint Sztáray, both of the Department of Chemistry, were mentioned in this story about a customized instrument to enhance the power of photoelectron photoion coincidence, or PEPICO, spectroscopy. The enhanced method could result in new insights into the chemical reactions in the Earth's troposphere and low-temperature combustion. The research is part of an ongoing collaboration between Pacific, Sandia National Laboratories, and Switzerland's Paul Scherrer Institute. The story was also carried by LaboratoryEquipment.com and Phys.Org.

"A Professor's Tumor," The Asha Leader, June 2017: Michael Susca, an associate professor of speech-language pathology, wrote a first-person piece for the monthly magazine for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language and hearing scientists. He tells of his own aphasia and recovery he recounts in his recently published book, "The Professor's Tumor."

"Stockton Art Scene: People of Stockton eager to tell their stories," The Record, June 30, 2017: DeltaFusion, held this year in Pacific's Long Theatre, was featured in this review. Pacific's former Community Relations Director Jennifer Torres Siders was one of several people honored during the performance.

"NorthBay announces Medicare health fair in mid-July," Daily Republic (Fairfield), June 29, 2017: Pacific's Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is holding a Medicare Part D health fair along with NorthBay Healthcare in Fairfield.

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